Tech Mashups combines industry experts, sharing best practices and tips, with networking opportunities.
Threats to cybersecurity is an increasing risk for businesses. It seems like every day we hear about the impacts of a new breech or sneaky tactics being used by cyber criminals. Your company could be vulnerable to cyber threats such as phishing, ransomware and social engineering. How are you managing your risk?
Join Eddie Phillips, Cybersecurity Evangelist, and Kathy Knight, Executive Director, CoE MITT, at an interactive demonstration to boost your cybersecurity knowledge. Learn what you need to know about cyber threats and what you (and employees) can do to protect your data.
Eddie will lead us through:
• A demonstration on how easy it is for cyber criminals to impersonate a company
• Show the most common tactics for phishing and stealing credentials
• Identify best practices and what we need to embrace to reduce risk and keep our data secure
About the speakers
Eddie Phillips is a Cybersecurity Evangelist, with over 25 years of IT industry experience in Enterprise and SMB environments. Eddie’s vision of taking the mystery out of cybersecurity and shining a light on how organizations can thrive in this world where cybercrime is commonplace is evident through his dynamic presentation style. Eddie is thrilled to share stories, teach best practices and connect with companies to help protect them from the evils of cybercrime.
Kathy Knight is the Executive Director of the Cyber Security Centre of Excellence at the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (MITT). She is the former CEO of Tech Manitoba and for more than a decade has brought her a remarkable blend of subject matter expertise, leadership skills and relationship-building ability and grew Tech Manitoba into the leading voice of the ICT industry in this province.
The advancements Kathy has orchestrated over the past couple of decades in Manitoba’s ICT sector have made her one of its most recognized and respected thought leaders and ambassadors—locally, nationally, and abroad.
About The Cyber Security Centre of Excellence
The Cyber Security Centre of Excellence is being positioned as a nexus for innovation, applied research and talent acceleration. MITT will be home to Western Canada’s leading technical training environment for cyber security professionals and a catalyst for innovation within the sector. With our growing base of support from industry and the Province, and with Kathy’s leadership, we will reach this goal and help assert Manitoba as a leader within this vital and growing area of Canada’s ICT training and employment environment.